Solid Waste Division

Recycling Information

In an effort to raise awareness on proper recycling methods in our community, three Girl Scouts from South Hadley - Abby, Adi, and Natalie of Girl Scout Troop 12948 - worked on the following recycling education project to earn their Girl Scout Silver Award.

Recycling Champion 1

Recycling Champion 2

Learn more from the Girl Scouts on what to recycle in South Hadley.

Springfield MRF

Watch this video to learn about the Springfield MRF.

What’s recyclable at the Springfield MRF

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Guide

What goes in each bin?

Upcoming Events

Curbside Fall Yard Waste

October 24 - December 2

Paper bags or open top containers only; Must be curbside by 7AM on your trash/recycling collection day. Each route will have three collections. Brush must be tied in bundles (no metal) of not more than four foot lengths.

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New contract with Republic Services

Click here to read the new contract between the Town of South Hadley and its trash hauler Republic Services. 

On Feb 8, 2020, the Selectboard hosted a community forum on the current nationwide status of solid waste and recycling, and the options the town explored when its trash hauler contract expired in June 2020.  Watch video coverage of the forum below. Selectboard members Jeff Cyr and Bruce Forcier were part of the trash sub-committee tasked with reviewing proposals for the new hauler contract. 

Transfer station price list

An updated list of the fees associated with discarding various items at the transfer station can be found here. 

Off-week curbside pick-up

 If you need an additional trash pick-up on top of the bi-weekly service, Contact Republic Services directly by calling 1-800-551-5584 to coordinate one for a subsequent subscription fee.

Curbside Pick-Up Schedule

2022 Refuse & Recycling Schedule

Trash Stickers

Current trash/recycling center/compost stickers are now available. The $125 Fiscal Year trash fee must be paid in order to obtain a sticker. Payments may be made online or via mail with a check. The DPW does not take payments for the trash fee. Mail checks made out to the Town of South Hadley to South Hadley Treasurer/Collector’s Office ATTN: Permit Stickers, 116 Main Street, South Hadley, MA 01075. 

Hauler Regulations